Sixth Form Newsletter

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Sixth form team awarded for fundraising efforts

Well done to our sixth form team who entered the ‘Myton Grow 100’ challenge and won best presentation. They were challenged to ‘grow’ £100 for Myton Hospice, which they did by holding a charity car wash, a guess the sweet competition & a gaming tournament. (more…)

Sixth form leavers donate to Myton Hospice

Following the cancellation of our 2020 Leavers’ Ball, the outgoing students elected to donate the money they raised towards the event to Myton Hospice. This week, Mrs Voss presented a cheque for £1,756.56 to Myton Hospice on behalf of the 2020 Leavers.

Ben is Junior Champion in Olympic Trap

Congratulations to Ben K in Year 12 who took part last weekend in the Olympic Trap (target shooting) English Open in Woking and finished Junior Champion.

Ben has been a keen clay pigeon shooter since the age of 7. At 13, he won the British Schools Championships and was recruited onto the Talent Pathway for training. Two years ago, and aged just 15, he competed as part of Team GB in the 2018 World Championships and won silver. (more…)

TEDx talks – free access for students

On Friday 9 October, TEDx and Pearson College London will be streaming 15 speakers live from London. Talks ranging from ‘The Science of Online Dating’ to ‘The Advantages of being ‘Disadvantaged’ and ‘The Power of Meaningful Networking’. Students can sign up for a free ticket using the promo code ‘community’ on the Eventbrite website.

New Sixth Form Senate appointed

We’re delighted to announce that our new Sixth Form Senate has been appointed. Standing for Senate is a great opportunity for personal development and gives students the chance to represent the school and gain some valuable organisation skills.

Our new Heads of Senate are Sophie and Hasan, and their deputies are Matthew, Morgan, Kathryn and Phoebe. (more…)

Birth of a Spa Town

Congratulations to sixth formers, Emma and Katie who have been involved in producing a short film about the history of Leamington. They both performed the role of narrators in the film, which was put together by local film-maker, Mark Ellis, in conjunction with the Leamington History Group and Leamington Spa Museum & Art Gallery. (more…)

Spanish theatre trip – a great success

On Wednesday 4 March, our A level Spanish students visited the Crescent Theatre in Birmingham to see La Casa de Bernarda Alba, performed entirely in Spanish.

Mrs Birch, who lead the trip said, “We study this play at A level and it was fabulous to see Cervantes Theatre put on such a great performance which has really helped the students prepare for their exam.”

Sixth form trip to Disneyland Paris

During half term, our Year 13 IT and Computer Science students enjoyed a wonderful trip to Disneyland Paris, where they learnt how computer systems help design parks, and even had a chance to design and present their own Disney-themed rides! The company who hosted were very impressed by our students’ focus and imagination. (more…)

£800 donated to young homeless

The charity Young People First came into school this week to meet with the charity sub-committee of our sixth form senate and our HERO group. The sub-committee has raised over £500 and HERO has donated £300 for their Reindeer Project which gives a Christmas to young homeless people in the area.

Leavers return to collect exam certificates

It was great to see last year’s sixth form leavers back in school this week picking up their exam certificates. They are settling in to their new adventures at university, work and travelling and it was lovely to catch up with them and hear their stories. Don’t worry if you didn’t make it on the day – we’ll post out any certificates that weren’t collected in February next year.

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